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Manitoba History No. 88
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Memorable Manitobans: Alexander Kittson (1853-1883)

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Alexander Kittson
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MLA (1879-1883), MLA (1883).

Born at North Pembina on 26 February 1853, son of Norman W. Kittson and Elise Marion, he was educated at St. Boniface College. He was a member of the Board of Education for Manitoba. Defeated as a candidate for the St. Vital constituency in the 1878 provincial general election, he was elected in 1879 for the constituency of Ste. Agathe as a Liberal Conservative and was acclaimed in the 1883 general election. On 8 July 1875, he married Elise Gingras (?-?), daughter of Antoine Gingras. He was father-in-law to Horace Chevrier. He died of smallpox at St. Boniface on 27 April 1883.

See also:

Historic Sites of Manitoba: Kittson House (165 La Verendrye Street, Winnipeg)

Sources:

Death registration, Manitoba Vital Statistics.

Pioneers and Early Citizens of Manitoba, Winnipeg: Manitoba Library Association, 1971.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 2 December 2018

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